3D Animation and Visualisation for Film and Games (Top Up) at Bournemouth and Poole College - UCAS

Bournemouth and Poole College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Arts University Bournemouth

3D Animation and Visualisation for Film and Games (Top Up)

Course summary

Once you have a good foundation in 3D Animation and CGI, either from our own 3D Animation for Film and Games Foundation Degree, or CGI based courses such as FdSc, FdA or HND at other institutions, this top-up course gives you the chance to develop specialist skills and a high level of creative awareness. This course aims to develop and nurture up-to-date talents that will benefit your future career prospects. The work on this course is assessed through coursework-based units. There is an individual project element central to this particular year of study which will enable you create an amazing portfolio and enhance your future career prospects. You will work in a studio environment with small groups of typically 10-20 students, and where you will practice advanced skills linked to art and visualisation subjects which are taught throughout the course. You will further develop your storytelling techniques, creativity, technical and visual communication skills. This 3D Animation course is intended for students who wish to create 3D content and animations for film or games. The focus is on creature and character development, animation, game assets and environments, virtual set extensions for films and virtual production techniques. It includes 3D modelling and animation workflow, rigging, texturing and shading, lighting, rendering and post-production. This is a popular course, providing you with many essential 3D skills, and where successful graduates are employed by some of the UK’s leading 3D animation and visualisation studios and industry partners. These partners are influential in the design and development of our courses. They also assist with regular guest lectures and workshops whilst providing feedback and critique on student work. This means you get the most up-to-date career-relevant input from industry experts. Bournemouth & Poole College is proud to partner with Epic Games as an Unreal Academic Partner and we offer excellent studio-based facilities with the latest industry standard software, and all necessary resources, including a fully operational green screen studio. This course is subject to validation.


• 3D Asset Development 3 • Professional Practice • Evaluative Research • Major Project Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the programme specification, the information is liable to change to take advantage of exciting new approaches to teaching, learning and industry developments.

Assessment method

Assessed through coursework and practical assessments.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We understand that each student is unique, and aim to cultivate an environment where individuality, diversity, and academic excellence thrive. In order to nurture individuality and foster diversity, we adopt a balanced approach to admissions - considering both individual portfolios and exam results. We may extend offers below our standard entry criteria to those with strong portfolios or students who have faced challenges impacting their performance and were anticipated to achieve higher results.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
3D Animation and Visualisation for Film and Games (Top Up) at Bournemouth and Poole College - UCAS